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Grace Lapointe

Grace Lapointe’s fiction has been published in Kaleidoscope, Deaf Poets Society, and Mobius: The Journal of Social Change. Her essays have appeared in Wordgathering, Grub Street’s Why I Write series, The Body is not an Apology, and on Monstering’s blog. A poem was recently published in Wordgathering. Her stories and essays—including ones that she wrote as a college student—have been taught and cited in college courses and books. More of her work is at https://gracelapointe.wordpress.com/ https://medium.com/@gracelapointe https://archiveofourown.org/users/GraceLapointe/works

Tiny Tim: Complex Reactions to a Stereotypical Character

A reader's analysis of idealized and stereotypical depictions of disability through Tiny Tim in Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL.

5 Books for an Introduction to Disability History in the U.S.

These introductory U.S. disability history books, including A Disability History of the United States by Kim E. Nielsen, show how racism, anti-LGBTQIA prejudice, ableism, and sexism have, and still do, intersect.

6 Books To Check Out If You’re Fascinated By The Voynich Manuscript

The Voynich Manuscript, a bizarre 15th century document, has inspired numerous books as well as theories about its origins.

Who Creates Meaning in Fiction: Authors, Readers, or Both?

One reader contemplates the question of who gives meaning to fiction: is it the reader's perspective, the author, or both?

A Reading List Inspired by the AMMONITE Trailer

If you're excited about the romantic drama fictionalizing the life of paleontologist Mary Anning, check out these books like AMMONITE.

Reading Pathways: Louise Erdrich

Looking to get into the works of prolific Indigenous author Louise Erdrich? Find your reading pathway here.

FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD’s Boldwood: A 19th Century Incel?

Taking a look at the Thomas Hardy classic, FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD, and its character, William Boldwood, as an early fictional example of an incel.

10 Eclectic Books With Beatles Songs as Titles

A wide array of books, from literary fiction to romance to YA, have borrowed their titles from songs by The Beatles.

13 Fascinating Literary Adaptations You Can Stream for Free Online

You can stream these fascinating literary adaptations for free, without needing to subscribe to a streaming platform.

A Disability Rights Perspective on Lisbeth Salander

How the intersecting systems of mental health, social services, and criminal justice have failed Lisbeth Salander from Stieg Larsson's Millennium series.